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    Why Texas : how business discovered the Lone Star state / Ed Curtis Jr.
    by Curtis, Ed (Ed Gaines), 1967- author.
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    Dallas, Texas : Brown Books Publishing Group, [2019]
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  • Business relocation -- Texas -- 21st century.
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  • Business enterprises -- Texas -- 21st century.
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  • Texas -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
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    9781612543314 (hardcover)
    1612543316 (hardcover)
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    Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Why are they coming - and staying? -- Part one. Corporate relocations to emulate: -- 2. Toyota North America: the perfect plan -- 3. Corvalent: how a movie changed everything -- 4. Ottobock: the men in black coats -- 5. CoreSpace: women leading in Texas -- 6. The Dallas Stars: from the North to the Stars -- 7. CytoBioscience: San Antonio, leading in biotech -- 8. Andy Roddick Foundation, tennis anyone? -- 9. Andy Roddick Foundation: a CEO's move from DC to Austin -- 10. Hilti North America: a culture of giving -- 11. Firefly Aerospace: rocket man -- Part two. The entrpreneur's journey to Texas: -- 12. Texas is her secret weapoin -- 13. The four-hour Texan -- 14. A three-year plan turned twenty -- 15. In with a white coat, and out with a white horse -- 16. A ride with Jack LaLanne -- 17. Running with the big dogs -- 18. Texas pride with a return on investment -- 19. Oh, thank heaven for 7-Eleven -- 20. The story behind the story -- Part three. Takeaways: -- 21. Your cheat sheet -- 22. Some fun-loving Texas "ediquette" -- About the author.
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    In recent years, hundreds of companies have relocated to the Lone Star State. But they don't just move - they stay, grow, expand and tell others to join them. Why? The answer to this question is revealed by author Ed Curtis in his new book Why Texas: How Business Discovered the Lone Star State. Throughout a series of 18 exclusive interviews with Texas-based Fortune 500 CEOs, entrepreneurs, leaders and business icons, Curtis explores the keen insights, sound strategy and loads of benefits the Texas economy has to offer.
    Did you know that San Antonio Texas is a major biotech center? Were you aware that the first 7-11 was founded in Dallas? Or that Kendra Scott's first venture was to help cancer patients? Or that podcast and publishing icon Tim Ferriss recently relocated to Austin? Filled with Texan pride, economic insight, and helpful tips from Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites, Joe DePinto, CEO of 7-11, and many more, this is a must-read for anyone contemplating a relocation - or even a visit - to Texas. (Publisher)
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